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: difficult to listen to, laura ingle. good luck with that trial. heavy, heavy stuff. laura ingle live in new haven, connecticut. martha. martha: all right, that is a horrific story, we have a lot of news we're covering now and one of the stories we spoke about earlier today, was an appearance scheduled for this morning by steven colbert on capitol hill. and now there is a lot going on with this, forecaslks, here's v of him coming in earlier and shaking hands and he was supposed to speak about immigration having done as his character on the colbert report an episode where he went up and worked as a migrant worker in the fields ten hours to sort of comment on the jobs that americans don't seemingly want to take. listen to this: >> no, i'm not asking you not to talk, i'm asking you to leave the committee room completely and submit your statement instead. >> having posed the question, we could listen to mr. lundgren and mr. colbert can ponder what you said. i think many are eager to hear his comments. >> that's fair enough. >> i'm here at the invitation of the chairwoman and if she wants me to r
that left a mother and her two daughters dead and the girl's father barely alive. laura ingle was inside the courtroom in new haven, connecticut, today. the court heard from forensic experts, i know. tell us what they said. >> good evening, those experts were able to talk about how they tested the d.n.a. samples taken from the victims. we're talking about blood, saliva, and see men and match them directly to the suspects in this case. prosecutors allege that steven hayes sexually assaulted the mother jennifer hawk pettit before strangling her with his hands. joshua majewski who is expected to face trial next year is accused assaulting 11-year-old pettit before helping hayes light the house on fire. all three were killed in this attack. jurors heard from a fire marshal today that testified that an accelerant like gasoline was poured directly on to the pettit daughters as they lied tied up in their bed that was testimony that sent family members out of the courthouse in tears today, jon? >> jon: what about what happened outside the courtroom? tell us about that. >> yeah there was certainly
during a home invasion. laura ingle is covering this trial live from new haven, connecticut. i just want our viewers to know, this is a graphic case, and there are some disturbing details about sexual assault and the murders themselves. so just as a warning before we listen to laura. but this has been such a tough week for the family. they've already been through so much, but now they had to sit in the courtroom and listen to the worst. what happened there today? >> reporter: hi megyn. indeed they not only had to listen to a lot of the testimony here that involved the very grim and graphic details of what happened to their loved ones, but yesterday, autopsy photos were shown and they did have to leave the courtroom. but let's get to today. we're talking about basically a dna lesson inside the courtroom for jurors, a state forensics expert testified today about the evidence that was collected in the sexual assault used on jennifer hawk petit, the mother in this case and her two daughters. the evidence that was talked about today backed up the prosecution's case that the mother of two had
organizations trying to make the case that cheers are about a lot more than just school speurbt. laura ingle has been following this story, but i call her lawyer kwrarbg everybody should know, laura, from new york city. what's the story, laura? >> reporter: you know, cheerleading these days, a lot more than pom poms and pyramids and cheerleaders do consider themselves fierce competitors, think of that movie bring it on, are looking for the recognition they believe they deserve so they can go ahead and go head to head with the tumbling and jumping and cheering and chanting. >> sonya considers herself an athlete. >> we're in the weight room, lifting weights, we're competing with the football guys. >> but in july, a connecticut judge disagreed. ruling cheerleading is too underdeveloped and disorganized to qualify as a sport under title nine, the 1972 law ensuring equal right phos women's athletics. now two different organizations are taking matters into their own hands. >> we want to establish a new sport where they truly feel that it's utilizing their athletic skill set and to where they're recogn
. that is for all of the patriots fans out there, good news about tom brady. laura ingle joins us live from the newsroom with more on this story. >> reporter: we certainly are keeping on top of this. we've got calls out to the boston tv waiting for calls back from the patriots right now. according to local reports, the quarterback refused to be taken to the hospital this morning and is headed to see his team's doctors at gillette stadium, and fox four, where his team is getting ready for the season opener this weekend. here's a look at the accident site at the corner of commonwealth and glauster in boston, the collision happened at 6:30, brady was driving this black audi, new jersey plates, still working on that, the other vehicle, reportedly a red mini van, no word this hour if brady will be able to play on sunday as the patriots host the cincinnati bengals in the season opener. though it looks as though he's going to be okay for that. brady has an to the hop -- hot topic in the sports world this week with several reports he was getting close to finalizing a contract extension with the pa
overseas. laura ingle is live across the new york newsroom with this story. what is this new effort? >> reporter: hi jenna. assemblyman paul moriarty in new jersey a proposing a pilot program to come up with an internet-based voting system that would allow active duty members serving overseas to cast ballots, something that's been a problem in the past, but cyber security experts feel the internet isn't 100 percent safe and say that e voting is susceptible to -- susceptible to hack tprapbd awe assemblyman moriarty says there's ways around it. >> we process billions of dollars of transactions through the internet safely and securely every day and every week, why can't we do this for our military to make it safe and secure for them to vote while they serve us overseas? >> online voting could also reduce human error, preventing incidents like the infamous hanging chads of 2000, jenna. jenna: laura, are any states already doing this? >> there are a lot of different states trying out different things. right now 33 states are actually allowing millions of overseas and military voters to
, indispensable we should say. laura ingle is live in our newsroom to show us how it all works. >> reporter: you ever want a cheat sheet when you're following politics, a lot of people doing. starting today there is a new way to stay on top of the latest political news for the midterm election. fox is launching it's america's headquarters app for the iphone, allowing users to aouts latest developments with the touch of a button. >> what is excite baggy this election cycle is we've had millions of people come into the political space for the first time. if you look at what has happened between 2008 and 2010 is that america has become not just a political country but a politically energized country. >> reporter: this breaks down up to the minute information for the newly interested as well as the politically savvy. >> we are going to provide daily intelligence that you need to understand without becoming overwhelmed. for junkies and people who really want to get deep into the races and deep into issues we are going to create opportunities for them to drill down and receive a tailored news feed. >>
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